RED the Book: the Authors

RED is the first living book–meaning that every one of its 58 writers has a blog here so their story never ends. Connect with the author whose story particularly spoke to you, see what she's been up to since, share writing, photos, videos, songs from Red the Book: the Soundtrack and more.

Check in with any of the authors below.
“Oddly enough, she looks like a regular 16-year-old. Her epidermis is still showing, and she still has a functioning bloody red heart. However, according to statistics, she may not be able to use it as well as her friends.”
Did someone’s essay in Red particularly speak to you? Speak to its author, right here, right now!

“I just hope people don’t feel like this for the rest of their lives.”
Sam Lewin

“Someone once said that I should kill myself I’m so fat. Not to my face, no, but they meant for me to hear it.”
Amy Hunt
“When you’re nice to people and they’re still mean to you, it’s very frustrating. Like for example, you bring someone the wrong dressing for their salad, and instead of laughing about it and asking for a different one, they get far too angry and yell at you. I hope anyone who reads this, anyone who has done this before, will seriously consider never doing it again.”
Anna Saxon, 17